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Blake Griffin scored 23 points, making two free throws with five seconds left, Chris Paul added 22 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 93-90 in their season opener Thursday night to usher in a new era under owner Steve Ballmer.Upvote Share Tweet
It’s not so much that the Oklahoma City Thunder are already without Kevin Durant. It’s that Durant’s sweet-shooting reserve, Anthony Morrow, is also injured. It’s that his potential perimeter complement, hybrid guard Reggie Jackson, is nursing an ankle …Upvote Share Tweet
Blazers rally in fourth, beat depleted ThunderESPN.com Oct 30 (yesterday)LaMarcus Aldridge had 27 points, and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the injury-depleted Oklahoma City Thunder 106-89 on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams.Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Russell Westbrook Caps Dominant First Half With Buzzer-Beating Dunkdimemag.com Oct 30 (yesterday)So much for Russell Westbrook struggling with Kevin Durant sidelined. The Oklahoma City Thunder’s wildly talented point guard enjoyed a breathtaking first half in his team’s season-opener at the Portland Trail Blazers, scoring 26 points (7-13 FGs) and d…Upvote Share Tweet
Banged-up Thunder without Jackson, LambESPN.com Oct 28 (3 days ago)Oklahoma City Thunder's Reggie Jackson, Jeremy Lamb to miss first two regular-season gamesUpvote Share Tweet
Kendrick Perkins Insists That Starting, Coming Off Bench Doesn’t Matter To Himdimemag.com Oct 27 (4 days ago)Kendrick Perkins’ time in the limelight might finally be coming to a close. Though coach Scott Brooks has yet to name his starting center, signs point to second-year kiwi Steven Adams usurping Perkins in the Okahoma City Thunder rotation. And though the…Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Trailer For HBO Special “The Offseason” Starring Kevin Durantdimemag.com Oct 26 (5 days ago)You’ll be unable to watch Kevin Durant play basketball until December at the very earliest. But HBO will help you get your KD fix until then by airing reality special “The Offseason,” a first-person account covering the reigning MVP’s summer. After watc…Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN Ranks Kevin Durant Eighth Best Player; He Tweets, Deletes Responsedimemag.com Oct 24 (7 days ago)Disclaimer: Before Kevin Durant suffered a stress fracture that will keep him sidelined for approximately two months, ESPN ranked him as the second-best player in the NBA. In fact, ESPN NBA Rank voters nearly bestowed him a perfect score of 10.0 – KD’s …Upvote Share Tweet
Thunder exercise options on Adams, Roberson, Jones and Lambnba.com Oct 22The Oklahoma City Thunder exercised its third-year options on center Steven Adams and forward Andre Roberson in addition to its fourth-year options on forward Perry Jones and guard Jeremy Lamb, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and Gene…Upvote Share Tweetnba.com Oct 21Thunder forward Kevin Durant is having a tough time getting used to the fact that he will miss the early part of the season with a bone fracture in his right foot.Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Tyreke Evans & Anthony Davis Dunk All Over OKCdimemag.com Oct 17We really like the Pelicans in the preseason. The addition of Omer Asik could go a long way to shoring up their defense and Anthony Davis, at 28-to-1 odds, is a really good bet for MVP. Plus, Jrue Holiday is back and healthy (he actually dunked on us th…Upvote Share Tweetnba.com Oct 16The Oklahoma City Thunder say star forward Kevin Durant had successful surgery Thursday to address a bone fracture in his right foot and will be out at least six weeks.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 16I hope you appreciated Kevin Durant's brilliance last season, because we're going to get about 25 percent less of it this year, and that leaves the Oklahoma City Thunder with a lot of questions. When the Most Valuable Player will return from his right f…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Russell Westbrook Gets The Steal And Goes Coast-To-Coastdimemag.com Oct 15After news Kevin Durant will be out for 6-8 weeks with a Jones fracture in his right foot, all eyes turned towards his fellow all-star, Russell Westbrook. #WhyNot Russ was diplomatic after the injury, expressing faith that the team will step in conjunct…Upvote Share Tweet
Russell Westbrook: “It’s Not About Me. I Can’t Win Games By Myself”dimemag.com Oct 13Russell Westbrook is nothing if not himself. So as he and the Oklahoma City Thunder face life without Kevin Durant for the first time in franchise history, it’s hardly surprising that Westbrook says his game won’t change while his MVP-winning teammate r…Upvote Share TweetFor the first time, the Oklahoma City Thunder will be forced to play without Kevin Durant for more than a handful of games.Upvote Share Tweet
Clippers Hold Off Short-Handed ThunderOct 30After Russell Westbrook suffered a hand injury and had to exit the game, the Thunder fell to the Clippers 93-90.
Westbrook Jaws With FansOct 30After Russell Westbrook had to leave the court because of a hand injury, he was heckled by fans as he walked to the locker room.
Blazers Cruise Past ThunderOct 29The Blazers scored 31 points in the fourth quarter and went on to beat the Thunder 106-89.
Westbrook's Buzzer-Beating ThrowdownOct 29The Thunder's Russell Westbrook throws down a powerful slam with .02 seconds on the clock in the second quarter against the Trail Blazers.
Sources: Burks, Jazz agree to 4-year dealOct 31The Utah Jazz have agreed to a contract extension with guard Alec Burks worth $42 million over four years, sources told ESPN.com.
Windhorst: Cavs fall flat in LeBron's returnOct 31The Cavs fell flat in their opener after months of hype. But LeBron and Co. were glad to just get it over with, writes Brian Windhorst.
Oklahoma City Thunder's West path gets trickier without Russell WestbrookOct 31Without a margin for error in the unforgiving West, the Thunder are winless and now perhaps starless, with Russell Westbrook joining Kevin Durant in street clothes.
Kawhi Leonard of San Antonio Spurs might not receive extension by deadlineOct 31There is a strong likelihood that Friday's midnight deadline for contract extensions for first-round picks from the Class of 2011 will pass without a new deal for reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, according to league sources.